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  • Climate change march brings thousands to New York

    Thousands of people massed along Central Park in what might have seemed like a procession for one of many holiday parades that pass through this city. And while the mood was festive, the cause was more solemn -- act now on climate change, or face the consequences.

  • Steyer: 'No question' his climate super PAC is having political effect

    Its main goal is to put candidates who support climate change policies in office, but it's hit GOP candidates and incumbents on a number of issues outside the climate sphere.

  • Poll: Chicago is 'America's most dangerous city'

    New poll finds American view Chicago, President Obama's hometown, as the nation's most dangerous city.

  • NYC bill would ban credit checks in hiring, firing

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Council members held a hearing Friday on a bill that would prevent companies from using credit checks in employment decisions, a practice that they said harms the very people who need jobs the most. "We're here today for the simple cause of fairness," said...

  • Some weird & wonderful moments of NY Fashion Week

    NEW YORK (AP) — Modern dancers, writhing half-naked in front of giant weather-themed video installations. Miley Cyrus, not twerking, but working — in a new gig making jewelry with children's beads. A guy mowing a fake indoor lawn in a suit, top hat and fishnet tights. We didn't need to tell you...

  • AP Interview: De Blasio says NY will remain target

    NEW YORK (AP) — The 2001 terrorist attacks are closely associated with a pair of New York City mayors. Rudolph Giuliani became "America's mayor" for his display of strength in the hours after the attacks. Michael Bloomberg steered the rebuilding of ground zero for the next 12 years and became...

  • Minerva Tantoco named NYC chief technology officer

    NEW YORK (AP) — Minerva Tantoco (TAN'-toh-koh) has been named chief technology officer for New York City. Mayor Bill de Blasio made the announcement Tuesday. Tantoco's most recent position was with UBS. She's also worked at Palm and Bank of America Merrill Lynch. She holds four patents in...

  • New service offers female drivers for NYC women

    NEW YORK (AP) — Starting next week, women in New York City will be able to request a female driver through a new livery service. It's called SheTaxis_SheRides. It starts Sept. 16. The New York Times (http://nyti.ms/WEn9KI ) says the drivers will wear hot pink pashmina scarves. The service...

  • 2 Bitcoin operators plead guilty in Silk Road case

    NEW YORK (AP) — The top executive of a New York City-based Bitcoin company and a Florida Bitcoin exchanger pleaded guilty Thursday to federal charges, admitting that they enabled the digital currency to be funneled to the black market website Silk Road. Charlie Shrem, 24, of Manhattan, pleaded...

  • Union-backed 'Fight for $15' minimum wage protesters block traffic, prompt arrests

    Raising the federal minimum wage for fast-food workers is a hot talking point for the Left, and the issue made headlines Thursday as union-backed demonstrators nationwide staged protests to call attention to the issue.

  • Gays scoff at NY St. Patrick's Day Parade decision

    NEW YORK (AP) — A decision by organizers of the city's St. Patrick's Day Parade to allow one gay organization to march is a disappointment after decades of fighting by gay groups for full participation, several advocates said Wednesday. Some were dismayed that the organizers had chosen just one...

  • NYC mayor: 'Historic' pre-K program ready to roll

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's rapid expansion of prekindergarten programs will change the lives of tens of thousands of children, Mayor Bill de Blasio promised Wednesday on the eve of the first day of school. "We are doing something not only historic but on a vast scale," de Blasio said while...

  • Activists urge NYC mayor to ban carriage horses

    NEW YORK (AP) — A group of New Yorkers are putting Mayor Bill de Blasio's feet to the fire for what they say is reneging on his campaign promise to ban carriage horses. They rallied Tuesday near the mayor's Gracie Mansion home, saying he's taken no action eight months into his term. Brian...

  • NYC's Met opera reaches deals with 2 unions

    New York's Metropolitan Opera reached tentative labor deals with two of its largest unions early Monday while negotiations continued with 10 more unions in hopes of averting a lockout.

  • Bill de Blasio attacks achievement in New York City schools

    New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is currently on a crusade to solve an educational problem that doesn't exist.



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